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Soltam Rascal

Lightweight Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) Vehicle

The Soltam Rascal is a mating of a 155mm field howitzer with the chassis of the Merkava tank producing an effective and air-portable SPG platform.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 5/26/2016
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Year: 1985
Manufacturer(s): Soltam Systems - Israel
Production: 100
Crew: 4
Length: 24.61 ft (7.5 m)
Width: 8.07 ft (2.46 m)
Height: 7.55 ft (2.3 m)
Weight: 21 tons (19,500 kg; 42,990 lb)
Power: 1 x Diesel-fueled engine developing 350 horsepower.
Speed: 31 mph (50 kph)
Ceiling: 217 miles (350 km)
Operators: Israel


1 x 155mm /39 caliber OR /52 caliber howitzer.

36 x 155mm projectiles.

Variants / Models

• Rascal - Base Series Name
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